The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor is a national weekly print newspaper published by the Christian Science Publishing Society and owned by the First Church of Christ, Scientist. The paper was a daily until March, 2009; currently the website is updated daily. First published in 1908, the Christian Science Monitor is headquartered in Boston, Mass.The average age of a Christian Science Monitor reader is 59, and 61 percent of the readers are women. The average household income of the newspapers readers is just under $94,000; over 72 percent have a four-year college degree and more than 40 percent have a post-graduate degree. It covers national and international news. The Christian Science Monitor is not a religious paper. The Christian Science Monitor has won seven Pulitzer Prizes since 1950. The most recent was in 2002 for an editorial cartoon. In 2006, one of the paper's freelance reporters, Jill Carroll was kidnapped in Iraq. She was released after 82 days. The paper has also won other awards, including the National Headliner Award, National Society of Newspaper Columnists awards, and the Reporters and Editors Award. Mary Trammell is the Editor-in-Chief, Jonathan Wells is the Publisher, John Yemma is the Editor and Marshall Ingwerson is the Managing Editor.

Articles from January 1, 1994

Africans Reclaim Their Native Land White Settlers Welcome Home a Black South African Community after 16 Years in Impoverished Exile Series: COVER STORY. Africans Reclaim Their Native Land. First of 2 Articles Appearing Today
MIRIAM GAMEDE, the personification of human dignity in her tidy iron shack, shows no trace of bitterness as she describes how she was removed from her ancestral land at gunpoint in the early hours of Nov. 15, 1977."White soldiers and police with guns...
After Bevy of Bowl Games, Florida St. Emerges No. 1
COACH Bobby Bowden and Florida State won their first national championship Sunday, finishing No. 1 in the Associated Press college football poll after beating Nebraska 18-16 in the Orange Bowl.Polls are used to determine the national collegiate football...
A New Policy Team
AFTER a year of focusing on domestic policy and facing his first major state visits to Europe and Russia this month, President Clinton is restructuring his foreign-policy team. Last week the president chose old friend Strobe Talbott to fill the vacant...
A Texas Rose on British Soil
`NOT many people come to St. Ives from the United States, and especially not from Texas. In fact, I expect you're the only person from Texas in Cornwall," the man said.He was looking in a store window. I was looking in the same window. He was waiting...
At Serbia's Stock Market, Traders Watch Inflation and Await a Crash the Collapse of Yugoslavia Stopped State Privatization Efforts
AS the rump Yugoslav union of Serbia and Montenegro plunges to new depths of economic turmoil, Branislav Cosic is trying to keep alive a small vestige of financial sanity.But just like Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic's New Year's pledge of better...
CD-ROM Growth Leaps in 1993: More to Come Sound and Video Add Educational Content to Reference, Other Works
OPTICAL disks called CD-ROMs are spinning in a growing number of computers.Sales of CD-ROM drives more than tripled last year from 1992. Sales are expected to rise again this year by 50 percent. As a result, software companies are rushing to develop...
China Introduces Currency, Tariff Reforms for GATT Bid
WITH New Year's bells, China inaugurated a set of moves designed to enhance its bid to reenter the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).Beijing created a market-based foreign exchange rate that moves the currency its first step toward convertibility....
Clinton Enters New Year with A Full Agenda despite Lower Public Approval, He Will Tackle Health-Care and Welfare Reform
THIS year is the big one for the Clinton agenda. This is the year that the White House will devote its main energies to passing legislation that guarantees comprehensive health care to every American.Barring a major war or other large-scale emergency,...
Colleges Rev Up Dull Engineering Courses Dartmouth, MIT Mix Practical Fun Projects with Math Classes and Lectures on Theory
ENGINEERING schools are known for heavy theory and difficult math. Usually, they are not places for humanities or social-science majors.But they are places where people learn to make useful things. That can be exhilarating, which may be why students...
HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN LAND DISTRIBUTION POLICY Series: COVER STORY. Africans Reclaim Their Native Land. Second of 2 Articlea Appearing Today
1913: Union Parliament passes a law reserving about 7 percent of land for black South Africans.1923: Separate residential areas for blacks are created. Pass laws are instituted.1927: Parliament passes a law laying foundation for forced removal of blacks...
Israelis Cheer Vatican Accord See End to Centuries of Persecution, but Arab Christians Show Concern
THE Vatican's recognition of Israel has closed the circle on nearly two millennia of Roman Catholic-Jewish hostility and has launched a new era of reconciliation, Jewish and Christian leaders say."After 1,993 years, I think this can truly be described...
Israel Threatens to Halt Talks with PLO
ISRAEL'S Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, angered by a tough Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) stance on the thorny issue of international border crossings into the West Bank and Gaza Strip, appears ready to delay the resumption of talks on Israel's...
Jordan's King Hussein Gives PLO Ultimatum: Unite or Go Alone in a Challenge to Chairman Yasser Arafat, Amman Indicates Readiness to Talk with Israel
JORDAN may negotiate with Israel on its own regarding its role in implementation of Palestinian autonomy in the West Bank and Gaza Strip if the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) does not start immediate coordination with Jordan, King Hussein implied...
Mexican Indians Seize Towns and Demand Land in Challenge to Salinas
IN the first guerrilla uprising in Mexico since the 1970s, armed peasant rebels took control of five southern Mexico towns by force on Saturday, New Year's Day, in a challenge to the government of President Carlos Salinas de Gortari.The Zapatista National...
Missed Opportunities
THERE are few things as discouraging as feeling that your opportunities for fulfillment have passed you by. But no matter how discouraging a person's situation may look, the truth is that God's man has a divine right to fulfillment. And nothing...
Northeast States Creep Slowly out of Recession Retail, Auto Sales, Consumer Confidence All Up
WILLIAM WARD, who owns a small contracting business in Attleboro, Mass., a city south of Boston, smiles as he inspects the two single-family homes he is building.Business is going well. With five projects now under way and 10 completed houses for 1993,...
Oklahoma Republicans See Strong Gains in '94 Vote Democrats Are 65 Percent of Voters, Down from 82 Percent in 1962
THE new year promises political excitement in conservative, scandal-weary Oklahoma, where voters will choose a governor, state representatives, and half of the state Senate.Frank Keating, a candidate in the Republican primary for governor, predicts that...
Opportunities and Dangers for the Mideast Peace Process
THE people of the Middle East, Jews and Arabs alike, will remember 1993 as a historic turning point in their long, agonizing struggle. The year 1994 will test the limits of Israeli and Arab perseverance and challenge the leaders to advance creative solutions...
Perspectives on Indian Issues the Lives of Two Leaders Illumine the Native-American Experience
WILMA MANKILLER, principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, and United States Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (D) of Colorado, share at least two things in common: Both are Indians who came from humble beginnings and both rose above some daunting odds to become...
Punitive Damages: The Sky's the Limit
WITH the end of the cold war and the superpowers' nuclear standoff, "massive retaliation" has dropped out of defense parlance. But massive retaliation - in which tit-for-tat is replaced by Armageddon-for-tat - is alive and well in American courtrooms.Last...
Stock Watchers like the Looks of 1994
SPURRED by low interest rates, higher consumer confidence, rising demand for manufactured goods abroad, and strong economic growth in the Sunbelt, farmbelt, and the upper Midwest, the United States stock market looks set to continue its advance well...
The Beauty and Grace of Order
CHARMIAN LEONARD'S mother was English. Her father was Greek. She takes the mix to heart as an artist. She looks for a balance between order and emotion, between "structure" in a painting and the inspiration that is its necessary and compelling force."Structure...
The Evolution of the Political Leak Close Relationships between Journalists and Lawmakers Raise a Serious Question: Who Is Using Whom?
I HAVE become uncomfortably aware that Americans don't love journalists so much any more and are no longer willing to forgive us our press passes. It's a long way from Hildy Johnson of The Front Page to the million-dollar blow-dried anchor person on...
Though Tourists Love It, Euro Disneyland Is Stuck in the Red
`C'EST genial!," yells a small French boy, as he leaves Euro Disneyland's new "Temple of Doom" thrill ride. With this shout, he is giving the ride about the highest verbal thumbs-up a French child's vocabulary offers.What is not so fantastic - but rather...
Work and Benefits
IF you're fit to do the job, you're fit to get the pension for it: This is the statement behind a new lawsuit filed under the Americans With Disabilities Act.Since 1985, Kevin Holmes had been judged physically fit to serve as a policeman in Aurora, Ill....

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